New student checklist

  1. Obtain your NetLink ID. You will use your NetLink ID to log in to My page to register for courses, check your UVic email, access online course material, and other computing resources at UVic.
  2. Activate your UVic Email account. You can use this email account to correspond with the university, apply for co-op jobs, or sign up for student-only services.
  3. Register for or modify your course list in My page. If your course instructor has posted online content with CourseSpaces, navigate to CourseSpaces to view your course material.
  4. Get connected to UVic Wifi on your laptop or mobile device. UVic Wifi is available in all buildings within Ring Road and all residence buildings. Wired Internet access, ResNet, is available in every room in UVic Residence.
  5. Protect yourself online with UVic's Cybersecurity resources for students.
  6. Visit the Computer Help Desk for assistance with your NetLink ID, personal computer, or other computing resources.

For a comprehensive list of services available to students, please visit our service catalogue. If you are unable to find what you are looking for or if you require any further assistance, please contact the Computer Help Desk.